Hillary lied about Benghazi; so what?

We’ve known for years that the Obama Administration misled the American people about the motivations of the attack on Benghazi. They blamed a YouTube video for sparking outrage across Libya when they knew it was a terrorist attack. We can’t let a terrorist attack seven weeks before the 2012 election muddy up the narrative, can we? After 11 hours of Hillary Clinton testifying before the House Benghazi Committee, we have confirmation of what we’ve known. And when I say 11 hours, I really mean about 3 hours. The other 8…

Stuck with Chaffetz

Jason Chaffetz is my Congressman. I never voted for him and I never will, but I do live in Utah’s third Congressional district. So I am stuck with Chaffetz. The race for the third district seat was decided at the state Republican convention, by the delegates who were chosen at the Republican caucuses. Utah is one of 22 states where political parties decide who may vote, so, in Utah, only registered Republicans vote in the primary. If enough delegates can be persuaded at convention, a candidate gets to skip the primary.…

30 minutes with my Congressman: Jason Chaffetz

During the first week of May, Utah Politico Hub contributing writer and Salt City Throwdown podcaster Shon Harris was able to spend some time in Washington D.C.. During this unique “behind the scenes” experience he met with all six members of the Utah Congressional delegation. This is the 21st year the University of Utah has offered this unique program to qualified, students who are unable to take part in a full semester term internship at the local or federal level.  Over the next couple of days, he will post about…